Texas African Game Hunts

Hunters and Protectors of Wildlife and Habitat

Black Wildebeest

Texas African Game Hunts


Black Wildebeest

Origin: South Africa
Alt. Name: white-tailed gnu
Length: The black wildebeest is typically between 170–220 cm (67–87 in) in head-and-body length.
Weight: The average weight is 110–180 kg (240–400 lb).
Bred at Morani: no

Black Wildebeest

The black wildebeest is characterized by its white, long, horse-like tail. It also has a dark brown to black coat and long, dark-coloured hair between its forelegs and under its belly. Calves are born with shaggy, fawn-coloured fur. Males are darker than females.They have bushy and dark-tipped manes that, as in the blue wildebeest, stick up from the back of the neck. The hairs which compose this are white or cream-coloured with dark tips. On its muzzle and under its jaw it has black bristly hair. It also has long, dark-coloured hair between its forelegs and under its belly. Other physical features include a thick neck, a plain back, and rather small and beady eyes.

Both sexes have strong horns that curve forward, resembling hooks and are up to 78 cm (31 in) long. The horns have a broad base in mature males, and are flattened to form a protective shield. In females, the horns are both shorter and narrower.

Book a Hunt

Morani offers packaged prices for whitetail hunts and daily and trophy rates for exotic and African game hunts.

Download the following pdfs for specific prices:
Whitetail Hunts
Info and Daily Rates
Exotic Trophy Fees

We offer first-class lodging, including all meals and beverages. All ranch accommodations feature private bedrooms, suites and full-size private baths.

Hunting licenses are required by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for both native and exotic game. You can purchase a license here at the Morani River Ranch or visit their website to purchase a license or call them at 1-800-792-1112.

We hunt 365 days per year, but please note that all hunts are booked on a first come, first served basis. We will make every effort to accommodate your plans and schedules.

Give us a call at 830-278-3807 to book your hunt.

Download the following hunting contracts and waivers to expedite the process:
Client Background
Hunt Contract

You can fax them to us at 830-278-8248.

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